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  • Subject: State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio)
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    • Keith Building in 1945

    • Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center; Loew's State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); RKOState Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); East 117th Street (Cleveland, Ohio); Electric...
    • View of the east side of the Keith Building in 1945. The sign on top of the building at one time claimed to be the largest electrical sign in the country, it reads, "RKO VAUDEVILLE." The marquees of the State Theatre and Palace Theatre are visible...
    • Loew's State sign coming down in 1971

    • Marquees; Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center; Loew's State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Signs
    • The Loew's State Theatre sign being removed by a crane from above the marquee in early 1971. This was less than a year after the Playhouse Square Association, which eventually became the Playhouse Square Foundation, was formed and had begun the...
    • Allen Theatre downtown Cleveland

    • Playhouse Square Center; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Ohio Theater
    • View of downtown Cleveland looking east showing the Allen Theatre, Ohio Theatre, and State Theatre. The Keith Building can be seen in the background.
    • Playhouse Square on February 23rd, 1997

    • Playhouse Square Center; Marquees; Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Ohio Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • From February 23rd, 1997. The marquees of the Ohio, State, and Palace theaters as well as the Playhouse Square Center marquee. During the period, the Allen Theatre was closed and the Playhouse Square Foundation did not own the Hanna Theatre.
    • Playhouse Square in ca. 1955

    • Playhouse Square Center; Theaters; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Association; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Playhouse Square in the 1950s. The five theaters were beginning to lose theatregoers as downtown became less and less of a place to go as people moved towards the suburbs.
    • Life Magazine cover from February 27, 1970

    • Life Magazine; Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974 ; Mural Art In Cleveland; Playhouse Square Center; State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Murals
    • The cover of the February 27, 1970 Life Magazine. James Daughtery mural, The Spirit of Cinema-America, was used for the magazine's cover. The use of the mural, which is in the State Theatre's lobby, in a national publication spurred interest in...
    • Euclid Avenue between E. 14th and E. 17th in 1914

    • Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Millionaires' Row; Playhouse Square Center; Bulkley Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Ohio Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio);...
    • Euclid Avenue Between E. 14th and E. 17th in 1914. This is the future site on the Bulkley Building, The Keith Building, The Ohio Theatre, The State Theatre, The Palace Theatre and the Allen Theatre.
    • Playhouse Square in May of 2006

    • Playhouse Square Center; Ohio Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • Playhouse Square in 2006. The marquees advertise productions from the very popular Broadway Series.
    • Playhouse Square a few days after the Allen Theatre opened

    • Playhouse Square Center; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Ohio Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); John Gill & Sons Co.; Bulkley Building (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • Playhouse Square April 4, 1921. The Allen, which had opened three days earlier, The State and Ohio were open for business. What would be the Palace Theatre is vacant and wouldn't open until November of 1922.
    • Marquees on Playhouse Square on Euclid Avenue in early 1969

    • Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Streets; City & town life; Marquees; Playhouse Square Center; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Ohio Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • Marquees on Playhouse Square on Euclid Avenue in early 1969, by the end of the year all four theaters would be closed.
    • View of Playhouse Square on Euclid Avenue in 1933

    • Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Streets; City & town life; Playhouse Square Center; Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Lake Theatre; Theaters
    • Playhouse Square in 1933. The Palace had recently made movies, as opposed to Vaudeville, their main attraction. Across the street was the Lake Theatre, then called the Warner Lake, which was operating as a sixth Theatre heatre in Playhouse Square...
    • View up Euclid Avenue, towards Playhouse Square ca. 1958

    • Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Streets; City & town life; Playhouse Square Center; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Hanna Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Hanna Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Stores & shops; Grocery stores
    • "Looking east up Euclid from E. 12th St. towards Playhouse Square" -- photo verso. The Chandler & Rudd store on the right side of the image was a specialty grocer in Cleveland from 1864-2009. Rudd was the brother-in-law of John D. Rockefeller....
    • Playhouse Square in 1970

    • Playhouse Square Center; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Hanna Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Bulkley Building (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • Playhouse Square in the summer of 1970. The marquees of the theaters were then being used to promote films being shown at suburban theaters. The sign for the Beef House Restaurant is also visible.
    • Playhouse Square in March of 1940

    • Bulkley Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center; Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Pirchner's Alpine Village (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Marquees
    • March of 1940, looking east on Euclid Ave. from East 17th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. On the north side of the street is the Palace and the State marquees. On the south side of Euclid Avenue is the Alpine Village.
    • State Theatre Main Lobby in 1930

    • Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974; Murals; Art; State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center; Lobbies; Loew's State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • The Main Lobby of the Loew's State Theatre in 1930. One of the Four Continent Murals, The Spirit of Pageantry Africa, by James Daugherty is seen on the left wall. The photo was added to the Cleveland Press Reference Dept in 1958, although the...

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